Remember how moving the primary election from the third week of March to the first week of February was going to increase the significance of Illinois in national politics?
Well, it didn’t happen.
Very little money was spent here.
If there were any TV ads, I missed them. That would have been easy, since the television screen isn’t the one I sit in front of.
In any event, Time online came up with this observation that fits like a glove:
But one thing is a surprise for the Democrats:
all the big states that rushed into the void to hold early primaries may turn out to have spoken too soon. Instead of making themselves kingmakers, their divided result has abdicated the power to the states that waited their turn.”
Here are my predictions of a year ago. Some actually turned out to be correct.